Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Swedish striker scores 500th career goal in style

Adjust Comment Print

But more importantly the exquisite strike put his name in the history books as only the third active player to score 500 career goals - after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

The maverick Swede has scored all sorts of goals.

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored against Toronto FC on Saturday night to reach 500 goals for club and country in his career.

"Obviously, it's not good to lose. but I'm happy for Toronto because they'll be remembered as my 500th victim", Ibrahimović told The Sports Network (via ESPN).

Ibrahomivic scored in the 43rd minute on an audacious one-touch volley, finishing a long, aerial through ball from Jonathan Dos Santos.

Typhoon death toll in Philippines jumps to 28
The government and casinos are taking extra precautions after Macau was battered by Typhoon Hato a year ago , which left 12 dead. Before the storm made landfall, Civil Defense used that knowledge to pre-position hundreds of thousands of food packs.

Galaxy were trailing 3-0 at the time but Ibrahimovic's goal sparked a comeback as they pulled level, before eventually falling to a 5-3 defeat.

Ibrahimovic - Sweden's all-time leading scorer with 62 goals in 116 appearances - has enjoyed an illustrious career.

Ibra has netted 156 goals with PSG, 66 with Inter, 56 with Milan, 48 for Ajax, 29 at Manchester United, 26 at Juventus, 22 for Barça and 18 for Malmo, the club he grew up with. I was just trying to hit the goal and it went in.

Prior to signing with Los Angeles, Ibrahimovic had spent time with Ajax Amsterdam, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, and Manchester United.

"It is an incredible achievement", said Galaxy coach Dominic Kinnear of Ibrahimovic's goal.

Comments